Thickness of Bituminous-Coal and Lignite Seams at All Mines and Thickness of Overburden at Strip Mines in the United States in 1950 Page: 16
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District 8. Southern No. 2
The following counties in West Virginia: Boone, Clay, Kanawha, Lincoln,
Logan, Mason, Mingo, Putnam, Wayne, Cabell.
Fayette County, west of but not including mines of the Gauley River
branch of the Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad.
McDowell County, that portion not served by and lying west of the Dry
Fork branch of the Norfolk & Western Railroad.
Raleigh County, all mines on the Coal River branch of the Chesapeake &
Ohio Railroad and north thereof.
Nicholas County, that part south of and not served by the Baltimore &
Wyoming County, that portion served by Gilbert branch of the Virginian
Railway lying west of the mouth of Skin Fork of Guyandot River.
The following counties in Virginia: Dickinson, Lee, Russell, Scott, Wise.
All of Buchanan County, except that portion of the headwaters of Dismal
Creek east of Lynn Camp Creek (a tributary of Dismal Creek) and that portion
served by the Richlands-Jewell Ridge branch of the Norfolk & Western Railroad.
Tazewell County, except portions served by the Dry Fork branch of Norfolk
& Western Railroad and branch from Bluestone Junction to Boissevain of Norfolk
& Western Railroad and Richlands-Jewell Ridge branch of the Norfolk & Western
The following counties in Kentucky: Bell, Boyd, Breathitt, Carter, Clay,
Elliott, Floyd, Greenup, Harlan, Jackson, Johnson, Knott, Knox, Laurel, Law-
rence, Lee, Leslie, Letcher, McCreary, Magoffin, Martin, Morgan, Owsley,
Perry, Pike, Rockcastle, Wayne, Whitley.
The following counties in Tennessee: Anderson, Campbell, Claiborne, Cum-
berland, Fentress, Morgan, Overton, Roane, Scott.
The following counties in North Carolina: Lee, Chatham, Moore.
District 9. West Kentucky
The following counties in Kentucky: Butler, Christian, Crittenden,
Daviess, Hancock, Henderson, Hopkins, Logan, McLean, Muhlenberg, Ohio, Simp-
son, Todd, Union, Warren, Webster.
District 10. Illinois
All coal-producing counties in Illinois.
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Young, W. H. & Anderson, R. L. Thickness of Bituminous-Coal and Lignite Seams at All Mines and Thickness of Overburden at Strip Mines in the United States in 1950, report, September 1952; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc67062/m1/30/?rotate=270: accessed March 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.